Daniel Smith Watercolour Sticks offer remarkably rich, vibrant colour and the same pure artists' pigments as their Extra Fine Watercolour Paint Tubes. Very portable and long lasting, they make excellent on-the-go painting tools. Their stick form also allows you to combine painting and drawing, either by using the stick wet or as a dry drawing implement to bring an interesting mixed-media element to your work. The sticks can also be used like a traditional pan colour, try wetting your watercolour brush and lifting colour directly from the surface of the stick!
Each stick offers exceptional value as a stick is equivalent to 3 whole pans of watercolour. The sticks can be cut down and inserted into empty half pans to use as you would a traditional pan watercolour. All the sticks are the same price, which even includes a selection of PrimaTek colours!
PIGMENT POWER - Watercolour Sticks offer the exact same superior intensity as Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolour paints No clay or wax fillers of any kind.
PAINT & MIX - Paint directly from the Watercolour Stick by applying a wet brush. Perfect for plein air and travel. No watercolour palette required.
UNIQUE DRAWING TOOL - Watercolour sticks are an expressive and fun tool for drawing directly with watercolours. Comfortable to hold and the tip can be sharpened to any desired width.
MAKE YOUR MARK - Draw directly on to wet or dry paper, add water to create light washes, rich saturated layers or to build up strong textures.
I am a great fan of Daniel Smith's watercolour paint (although it doesn't last as long in the tube as some of the others) and of Buff Titanium - a colour that helps, for me, with stone buildings and walls. This stick is brilliant as it can easily be used very neat or with a wet paint paintbrush. it is expensive but worth the money. I will be trying some of the other colours. Vanessa Enos (Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom) on 8 May 2018
Took a lot of messing around to figure the possibilies, but ultimately very rewarding and interesting, particularly when using some underlying texture. Anna (Peterborough, United Kingdom) on 8 Mar 2019
Vibrant colours and very useful Vicky Purchase (Rugeley, United Kingdom) on 21 Sep 2017